Bahamian Style Peas and Rice

Bahamian Style Peas and Rice

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"Peas and rice, often served under a tropical sun. You may have had it last while sitting on soft white sand, and looking at a clear blue sea. Goes excellently with other traditional Caribbean fare, such as chicken curry or souse."

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1 h 30 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 548 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 548 kcal
  • 27%
  • Fat:
  • 19.2 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 80.7g
  • 26%
  • Protein:
  • 13.6 g
  • 27%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 40 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 843 mg
  • 34%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt butter in a large, heavy saucepan over medium high heat. Place bacon in the saucepan, and cook until evenly brown. Stir in onion and celery, and cook until tender. Mix in tomato, tomato paste, and ketchup. Season with salt and pepper. Reduce heat to low, and continue cooking about 15 minutes.
  2. Stir pigeon peas and their liquid, water, rice, and thyme into the saucepan. Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce heat. Cook 40 minutes on low, or until all liquid is absorbed. Fluff rice with a fork.
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As a Bahamian who frequents this site regularly I thought I'd help out by reviewing this recipe. A few substitutions can be made to make this dish more authentic to our country, but all in all i...

I haven't tried the recipe yet, but my husband was born and raissed in the bahamas and I have made this many times. The critique I would have is that there is way to much tomatoe paste used in t...

This recipe is closest to how my Bahamian friend prepares his. Instead of bacon he used small cubes of salt pork, sauteed until brown. He then added the chopped onion and garlic. After the onion...